The misadventures of a group of disparate roomates who live in a hip neighbourhood in a major city.
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 Jim Kuback (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Gus Duncz / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Andy French (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Kevin French / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Posey Tyler / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Wally Langford / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Carlos Hernandez-Leibowitz (12 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Dakota / ... (12 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 George Bang (12 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Toby Mundorf (12 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Tina / ... (10 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Utility Player (7 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Gwen (6 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Mr. Czelanski / ... (6 episodes, 1999-2002)
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Storyline

Andy French is an aspiring cartoonist who has trouble holding a job or a girlfriend even while he rooms with two other eccentric roommates in an apartment in the Mission Hill area of the city of Cosmopolis. The fact that he has to house his obnoxiously precocious younger brother, Kevin, is no help. However, this quartet of disparate individuals manages to struggle through life's bizarre trials even as they learn to get along. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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The theme song is an instrumental version of the track, "Italian Leather Sofa" by Cake. Another version (with lyrics) can be found on the album "Fashion Nugget" also by the same band. See more »

Quotes

[Andy and Kevin are having dinner with Kevin's "girlfriend," Eunice "Weirdie" Eulmeyer"]
Andy French: Pass me the beans, Weirdie.
Kevin French: What did you say?
Andy French: [stammering] Uh... I meant "Where de beans at, Weirdie? ...uh, beans at, Weirdie? ...beans at, Weirdie? ...beans at, Weirdie? ...beans at, Weirdie?" Help me...
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Referenced in Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) See more »

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Cherry Pie
Written by Jani Lane
Performed by Warrant
Episode: {"Happy Birthday, Kevin (Happy Birthday, Douchebag)" (2002) (ep. #1.12)}
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Funny Show with a Heart
4 August 2002 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

From some of the creative minds behind the Simpsons comes Mission Hill. It's a great show that reminds me of real life as a young schmuck in the city. The subtle, but gut-busting situations make for great viewing. I guess the show used to be on the WB, I guess, but it's found its niche as part of Cartoon Network's Sunday night "Adult Swim" block. I wish them many years of success.


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